Popular News & Achievements

109th-encounter-battle-of-the-northJaffna’s big schools cricket encounter between Jaffna Central College and St. John’s College was clashed in the 109th ‘Battle of the North’ at the Central...
national-athletic-meet-2014Our Student Master J. Abiman was won silver medal for 400 metres at National Athletic Competition-2014. After 35 years i.e. 1980’s Northern Province...
the-annual-prize-giving-day-2014-celebratedThe Annual Prize Giving of Jaffna Central College, Sri Lanka was held on 15th October, 2014 at Thamber Hall. The Chief Guests of the event was Centralite...
truly-a-centralite-long-time-teacher-honored-in-farewell-functionMr.M.J.Rajaratnam (Centralite), Sectional Head, Junior Secondary (8 – 9), retired from his 37 years teacher’s service on 29.08.2014. A Farewell function...
inauguration-ceremony-of-children-s-park-primary-section-jaffna-central-college-2014Above occasion was chaired by the principal of the school. The Chief Gust Hon. Minister K. N. Douglas Devananda (Centralite) along with other...
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Brief History of the School

Jaffna Central College be the nation builders with nearly for two centuries of traditions. Jaffna Central College was founded on first of August 1816 by Rev. James Lynch and Rev. Thomas Squance with the vision of producing students of the best and highest standards for the glory of god. The motto of our college; “IN GLORIAM DEL OPTIMI MAXIMI” bears evidence for its vision which the institution is striving to attain. In accordance with United Nations declaration, “Education for All” this institution as a distributive channel of knowledge has rendered yeoman services. [More..]

Message of the Principal

I am very delighted to launch the Jaffna Central College website with the new address www.jcc.lk. This college website which entails Management Information System and Geographic Information System has been redesigned to enable this institution to keep pace with rest of the world which globalization has dominated.

I am glad to convey this message that this magnified website with timely updates intends to strike a rapport with our school society, old boys, students, parents and well wishes for its success in its endouver as a media that brings out traditions, pride, achievements and development of our school. I also wish to thank those who assisted us in redesigning this website.


Our Principal

Mr. S. K. Elilventhan (SLEAS -III
B.A. (Hons.), Med., PGD in Ed., Dip. in School Management.,

 Office T.P: 0212222184 / 0212223658

Mobile: 0754446543
Email: jcentralprin@gmail.com


Pavilion & Ground Development

Our College has celebrated its 197th Anniversary on 01st of August 2013. The game of cricket and football were introduced hundred years ago by Jaffna Central to the Jaffna peninsula.

But until the later part of 2011, no one was thinking about a perfect playground for our college. This great idea was originated in the mind of our brilliant Olympic athlete of Central Dr.Ethirveerasingam and it received recognition among the old boys globally. [More..]